Category Archives: Trips

Monthly Bird Walk – Saturday 7th May

A motley crew of 10 set out on a bright morning and enjoyed a leisurely stroll around the full circuit of the Reservoir. With migrants coming in all the time, some eyes were fixed skywards looking for Swifts and Tern, … Continue reading

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Budby Common Trip Report – 9/3/22

Ten members arrived on time at 08:30 at Budby Pumping Station car park in spite of the heavy traffic. The weather was fine, although with strong winds forecast, the leader wasn’t optimistic that we’d see any Woodlarks. However, as we … Continue reading

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Monthly guided bird walk March 5th

After some recent wet days, at last a dry day. However, a bitterly cold north wind greeted us instead. 15 keen souls set off for a road walk to Brackenfield and back. The walk started well with a high flying … Continue reading

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Rufford Trip Report 10/2/22

12 folk turned out for this tip, 10 of whom made the 07:30 start braving the cold. However, this was richly rewarded when after only 10 minutes, 7 Hawfinches flew in and stayed for about 20 minutes giving good views. … Continue reading

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Monthly Guided Bird Walk Feb 5th

A remarkable turn out of 23 hardy souls joined leaders Andy Marshall and Steve Slack for a walk along Ogston New Road, then Butterfield Lane, Millers Lane before looping round back along Ogston New Road back to base. For a … Continue reading

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Rutland Water trip report 29/1/22

12 members enjoyed both a discounted rate to enter the reserve and reasonable weather although a tad windy. ¬†All in all, 56 species were seen, 4 down on that clocked the last time we ran a trip here but this … Continue reading

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Guided Walk 4th December

Ogston Bird Club guided walk 4 December 2021   With our usual leader being AWOL and most of the regular attendees presumably on Christmas shopping duties, the three who turned up opted for a shorter walk to Brackenfield Green returning … Continue reading

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North Cave & Blacktoft Trip Report – 18/11/21

At the end of the day, 13 members said that they’d enjoyed the trip which surprised the leader a bit considering how quiet Blacktoft had been. We started at North Cave in glorious sunshine and between us, visited all the … Continue reading

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Old Moor Trip Report – 28/10/21

Eleven members had a rather abbreviated trip due to the leaders inability to make the earlier, insane time of 07:30 (which many seemed quite pleased about). Instead, we met just before 10:00 and after a brief chat to the reserve’s … Continue reading

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Frampton Trip Report – 15/8/21

Seventeen folk enjoyed Frampton Marsh in glorious warm sunny weather. On the way to the sea wall, the first bird of note was a Curlew Sandpiper in almost full breeding plumage and this held up proceedings for a while delaying … Continue reading

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